The Director of Administration (Director) in the office of the Dean of the core campus of the IU School of Nursing (IUSON) and Deputy Chair of University Clinical Affairs (Dean/DCUCA) is a primary advisor to the Dean/DCUCA in directing, monitoring and implementing the high-level strategic, operational, and organizational agendas and initiatives for the IUSON. The Director will deal with a wide range of issues and must have the essential skills and abilities of seeing everything in the context of the “big picture", with authority to act on behalf of the Dean/DCUCA. On a day-to-day basis, the Director is responsible for assisting the Dean/DCUCA with administrative duties, special projects, and managing and overseeing external affairs communications, activities, and priorities for IUSON. Responsibilities will include management of the Office of the Dean/DCUCA and together with the Dean/DCUCA’s executive administrative assistant, will provide oversight for the Dean/DCUCA’s calendar.
REQUIRED: Master’s Degree in a health-related discipline, Business Administration or a related field, plus 5 years of relevant experience, including experience in management, supervision, project management, communications, and public relations.
Proficiency using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation e-mail, database, and publishing programs. Basic navigation in web/internet based applications. Excellent interpersonal, leadership, management skills, strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Multifaceted, detailed work, multiple concurrent tasks, constant interruptions, problem solving, fiscal planning and budgetary constraints, analytical and futuristic thinking, self-starter, independent functioning, ability to see the whole and relationships to the parts and must be motivated to embrace new technologies.
Master’s Degree in Nursing.
Direct experience in a higher education environment
Knowledge of the health care environment, university administrative systems, policies and procedures.